Phoenix Education Day Nursery

Name Phoenix Education Day Nursery
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 04 May 2017
Address H.E Services, Whitewall Road, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4DZ
Type Childcare on Non-Domestic Premises, Full day care
Gender Mixed
Catchment Area Information Available No
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Summary of key findings for parents

This provision is outstanding The management team lead a highly skilled and enthusiastic staff team. Their extremely high expectations and their drive to maintain and improve practice is continual. They work exceptionally hard to gather views of parents and visitors to the nursery to inform their evaluations of practice and implement and review changes. Staff are exceptionally caring and sensitive. A highly effective settling-in process helps even the youngest children to develop extremely strong attachments from the start. This continues throughout the age groups and enables children to develop very high levels of self-confidence which supports the next stage in their development. Children with additional needs are exceptionally well supported. The special educational needs coordinator is extremely motivated, knowledgeable and supportive. She works tirelessly with the other staff to recognise any gaps in development and ensure that all children are given every opportunity to progress and fulfil their own potential. Staff carry out precise and accurate observations of children. They link these to observations and assessments from parents and other professionals. Staff establish and monitor children’s achievements and development exceptionally well. They provide an abundance of challenging, purposeful activities and experiences.